Maria Sharapova will advance to the semifinals in the Australian Open, but Rafael Nadal's hopes have been dashed by Roger Federer's conquerer.
Maria Sharapova has never been taken to three sets in a showpiece match until she ran into a tireless Romanian named Simona Halep on Saturday.
Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years on Saturday, defeating Romania's Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4 in a gripping final.
Maria Sharapova has crashed out of the Australian Open as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka kept their title bids intact.
Third seen Maria Sharapova has made it through a major scare to stay alive in the Australian Open, battling Italy's Karin Knapp in intense heat.
Maria Sharapova recovered her serve to beat Kaia Kanepi and advance to the Brisbane International semifinals.
Germany's Sabine Lisicki followed-up her shock defeat of Serena Williams with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Kaia Kanepi to reach her second Wimbledon semifinal.
Maria Sharapova has led the criticism of the condition of the Wimbledon courts, after she slipped and then fell out of the tournament altogether.
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova have endured second-round losses to opponents outside the world top 100 in a dramatic "Wednesday Wipeout".
The past is irrelevant for Maria Sharapova as she prepares to face up to the steamroller that is Serena Williams in Saturday's French Open final.
Defending champ Maria Sharapova has an imposing 7-1 career lead over Jelena Jankovic but their meeting at the French Open will be their first on clay.
Superstar teenager Eugenie Bouchard will face tough competition from co-Nike sponsored champion Sharapova at the French Open.
Rafael Nadal has edged closer to a possible Madrid Masters semifinal showdown against Roger Federer by easing past Russia's Mikhail Youzhny.
All week, Serena Williams played down the prospect of returning to No. 1, but when it happened, she couldn't stop the tears from flowing.
Outplayed, out-thought and out-manoeuvred, Maria Sharapova's hopes of reaching another Grand Slam final have been undone by China's Li Na.
Second seed Maria Sharapova has sent Venus Williams crashing out of the Australian Open in a crushing straight sets defeat in the third round.
Serena Williams clinched her first Olympic singles gold medal with a 6-0, 6-1 demolition of Maria Sharapova.
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are not just playing for Olympic gold at Wimbledon. There's a career Golden Slam on the line, too.